Seraikela, Sept 14: After a long gap the Seraikela Nagar Panchayat Board meeting was organized with president Minakshi Pattanayak as the chairperson. Those present in the meeting included Nagar Panchayat Vice President Manoj Kumar Chaudhary, Executive Officer Rajendra Kumar Gupta, Ward Councilors, City Manager Mahesh Jarika, Sumit Suman, Assistant Engineer of Drinking Water and Sanitation Department Anuj Kumar Sinha, Junior Engineer of Nagar Panchayat Ramakant Kumar and office staff members
22 proposals were approved with the consent of the board after detailed agenda wise points that were tabled during the meeting. The proposals included renovation of Nagar Panchayat office building including flooring, parking shed, construction of drain behind old sub-division office and civil court, developing playground under Nagar Panchayat area, installing electric crematorium at the burning ghat at Kudarsai.
Other proposals approved by the board included survey of shops built by the NP and the ones constructed by private traders including shop sheds (gumtis) on leased land for fixation of rent by the Saraikela SDO, opening of park, and beautification and construction of archways at the five entrances to Nagar Panchayat zone besides renovation of Patra Pokhar and Kanhai Pokhar at an approved budget of Rs Five crore. Another 11 projects including installation of park in front of Birsa Munda Stadium were approved in the crucial board meeting of Saraikela NP.
Construction of PCC roads and drains, speed breakers from Hanuman Mandir to Town Hall were approved. Furnishing of Town Hall, widening of road at Indratandi Ward No. 5, laying of pavers block, culvert and drain construction, road construction from Tata Main Road to CS Office, two lifts from DMFT item to Sadar Hospital at a cost of Rs 50,00,000 The proposal to construct and operate 6 community toilets was unanimously adopted.